August 5, 2015 – Under the Radar Hitters of the Day

National League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Yerald Martinez, RF – AZL Brewers (MIL) – Rookie Arizona League – 19 yo;
    • 3-3, HR (1), 2 2B, 2R, 3RBi, 2BB 

National League: 

  • Jacob Schrader, DH – HiA Carolina (ATL) – Carolina League – 24 yo;
    • 2-4, HR (12), 2B, 2R, 4RBi, K 
  • Randy Ventura, CF – DSL Braves (ATL) – Dominican Summer League – 18 yo;
    • 4-4, 2B, 3R, BB, 2 SB (46)  –  (Leads the DSL in stolen bases by wide margin – (19)
  • Derek Campbell, 3B – HiA Clearwater (PHI) – Florida State League – 24 yo;
    • 2-3, HR (1/2), 2R, 3RBi 
  • Jeffrey Baez, RF – LoA South Bend (CHC) – Midwest League – 21 yo;  (2014 Org. All-Star)
    • 1-4, 3B (4), 2R, 3RBi, BB, SB (22) 
  • Cory Thompson, 2B – LoA Dayton (CIN) – Midwest League – 20 yo;
    • 2-4, 2 HR (3/4), 2R, 4RBi, BB, 2K
  • Avain Rachal, 1B – LoA Dayton (CIN) – Midwest League – 21 yo;
    • 4-4, HR (4), R, 2 RBi
  • Jerrick Suiter, LF – LoA West Virginia (PIT) – South Atlantic League – 22 yo;
    • 5-5, 2B, 3R, 2RBi 
  • Chase Simpson, 3B – LoA West Virginia (PIT) – South Atlantic League – 23 yo;
    • 2-5, HR (8), 2R, 6RBi, K 
  • Jacy Cave, CF – AZL D-backs (ARI) – Rookie Arizona League – 20 yo;
    • 4-4, 2 3B (3), 2R
  • Joel Diaz, DH – DSL Rockies (COL) – Dominican Summer League – 19 yo;
    • 2-3, HR (5), R, 3RBi, BB, K 
  • Jhonatan Pena, LF – AZL Padres (SD) – Rookie Arizona League – 21 yo;
    • 4-4, HR (4), 2B, 2R, 2RBi 
  • Dylan Davis, RF – LoA Augusta (SF) – South Atlantic League – 22 yo;
    • 3-3, HR (8/11), 3R, 2RBi, 2BB 
  • Chuckie Jones, LF – LoA Augusta (SF) – South Atlantic League – 23 yo;  (2014 Org. All-Star)
    • 2-5, HR (2), 2R, 3RBi 

 

American League – Top Hitter of the Day 

  • Austin Aune, CF – LoA Charleston (NYY) – South Atlantic League – 21 yo;
    • 3-5, 2 HR (7), 3R, 2RBi

American League: 

  • Nick Longhi, 1B – LoA Greenville (BOS) – South Atlantic League – 19 yo;  (2014 Org. All-Star)
    • 4-7, 2B, 3R, 2RBi 
  • Victor Acosta, 3B – Short Season Lowell (BOS) – New York-Penn League – 19 yo;
    • 2-4, 2B, 3R, 2RBi, BB, SB (4) 
  • Jorge Mateo, SS – HiA Tampa (NYY) – Florida State League – 20 yo;
    • 4-6, 3B (1/9), 2R, K, SB (1/72)  
    • Not a bad HiA debut for a prospect that’s sure to shoot up Yankee prospect boards heading into 2016 prospect-list season. 
  • Dustin Fowler, CF – HiA Tampa (NYY) – Florida State League – 20 yo;
    • 3-6, HR (1/5), 2B, R, 3RBi, K 
  • Allen Valerio, 3B – Rookie Pulaski (NYY) – Appalachian League – 22 yo;
    • 2-3, HR (1/7), 2B, 2R, RBi, BB 
  • Diego Castillo, SS – DSL Yankees1 (NYY) – Dominican Summer League – 17 yo;
    • 4-5, 2 3B (6), R, 2RBi
  • Antony Fuentes, RF – DSL Blue Jays (TOR) – Dominican Summer League – 19 yo;
    • 3-5, 2B. 4R, RBi, SB (8) 
  • Seby Zavala, C – AZL White Sox (CWS) – Rookie Arizona League – 21 yo;
    • 2-4, HR (3), 3R, 2RBi, BB 
  • LeVon Washington, DH – HiA Lynchburg (CLE) – Carolina League – 24 yo;
    • 3-4, HR (3), 2B, 3R, 2RBi, BB, K 
  • Brandon Thomasson, DH – Rookie Burlington (KC) – Appalachian League – 23 yo;
    • 3-4, HR (5), 2B, R, RBi, BB, K 
  • Colton Frabasilio, LF – Rookie Burlington (KC) – Appalachian League – 22 yo;
    • 2-2, HR (2), R, 2RBi, 2BB 
  • Nelson Ward, 2B – HiA Bakersfield (SEA) – California League – 23 yo;
    • 2-5, 3B (5/12), R, 4RBi, BB 
    • Ward, a 2014 – 12th rounder out of Georgia, ranks one triple behind the overall minor league leader, AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (PHI) OF Ben Gamel (13).  
  • Austin Wilson, RF – HiA Bakersfield (SEA) – California League – 23 yo;
    • 3-4, 3B (2), 2B, 3R, 3RBi, 2BB 
  • Kyle Petty, 1B – HiA Bakersfield (SEA) – California League – 24 yo;
    • 2-5, HR (6), 2B, 2R, 2RBi, BB, K 
  • Ronald Guzman, 1B – HiA High Desert (TEX) – California League – 20 yo;
    • 2-4, HR (5/8), 3R, 4RBi, BB 

 

 

 

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